Schumer is Ignorant and Wrong About the Temperance Movement


Not the Tea Party

They were the kind of liberal reformers who today go to work as community organizers.

How Liquor Taxes Led to Big Government


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Before the income tax, levies on alcohol changed the face of America.

Stumbling Down the Slippery Slope: First Legalized Weed Then Prescription Smack?


In December I had a great discussion with my friend Mary Grabar about marijuana legalization, the role of government, and the counterculture. The debate, collected and republished at FrontPage, can be read here and here.
One of NRB’s friends, Donald Douglas who blogs at American Power, took note of the debate at the time and cautiously [...]

Merry Christmas – by Robert Spencer


Nativity Ikon

The Byzantine icon that has just so many un-Islamic things about it.